April Fools! July 24, 2007Posted by gordonwatts in computers.
I was searching for something I posted a while back in Google Groups and I stumbled on a very very old April Fools joke I posted when I was one of the info-mac moderators. I’d not gotten much feedback when that happened (was anyone fooled??) — but:
Just read this, it can’t be true can it??????????
Date: Mon, 01 Apr 1996 08:18:38 -0500
From: Gordon Watts — Brown University <gwa…@FNAL.GOV>
Subject: [!] Microsoft to buy Apple!?
[Ouch. What will the anti-trust folks have to say about this? –Gordon]
Heh. Kind-a fun to see that an April fools joke I helped with more than 10 years ago actually did fool someone. Of course, in this day an age, I bet it would have bounced around from blog-to-blog… like some rumors…